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     Toragay Citizens 

Margarita Blankenheim

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"Now, sleep"
Also see Eve Moonlit

The main antagonist for the "Sloth" arc of the series; she's the daughter of the Felix family, her father a doctor. She was arranged to be married to her childhood friend Kaspar Blankenheim, who turns out to be a Gold Digger. Unhappy to be in such condition she tries to escape by sending everyone in the town (and after there’s no one left, herself) into a "deep sleep".

Represented by: Hatsune Miku

  • Alas, Poor Villain: In the "Gift" novel, despite all the devastation she'd caused, her death is played up as especially tragic with Elluka trying desperately to save her at the very end.
  • Arranged Marriage: To Kaspar. She insists it was a Happily Arranged Marriage, but she's lying.
  • Back from the Dead: She died around her birth, and it was only due to magical intervention that Margarita survived. Or rather, that everyone thought she survived.
  • Broken Bird: Being treated almost like a decorative doll her whole life did this to her.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: Made her first appearance in "Heartbeat Clocktower," accompanied by the word "Acedia". Though seeing as she's actually Eve, she made her true first appearance all the way back in "Moonlit Bear".
  • Childhood Friend Romance: She and Kaspar were actually childhood friends, but grew distant in their adulthood. Their marriage is an arranged one.
  • Childhood Marriage Promise: With Kaspar (see his entry). She tries to excuse him forgetting it in both the song and her inner monologue (although it only makes him look worse).
  • Cope by Pretending: One of the reasons she embodies the sin of Sloth is that she takes this trope to the extreme, pushing herself into denial in a desperate effort to convince herself that her life is perfect rather than accept the reality that it isn't.
  • Dead All Along: The real Margarita died shortly after birth; the one the audience sees is Eve Moonlit, having hypnotized everyone, even herself, into believing the doll was Margarita.
  • Deadly Doctor: She herself is not a doctor, but gained her knowledge of medicines from watching her doctor father treating his patients. She slips her poison, unnoticed, successfully without anyone having any clue about what the hell is wrong with the Toragay citizens.
  • Deconstruction: Much like Mikulia of an earlier arc, Margarita deconstructs the typical fairy-tale princess and the mentality that goes with it, falling in love with someone without really knowing them, having something extraordinary happen at their birth, and proving that everything does not automatically become better when princesses are added on.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Her song describes the events that pushed her over it, namely marrying her love Kaspar and coming to realize that not only does he not love her or respect her, but he solely saw her as a means of getting money.
  • Driven to Suicide: Drinks her own poison after the decimation of her town (that she caused).
  • Faux Affably Evil: Goes hand-in-hand with her Stepford Smiler status; on the outside, she's kind, generous and tolerant. On the inside, she's stressed out, resentful and stark raving mad.
  • For Happiness: Her claimed motivation is both to achieve happiness for herself and make everyone else happy by putting them to sleep.
  • Genius Ditz: On top of being delusional, Margarita is regarded in universe as being a tiny bit on the ditzy side. Nevertheless, it takes brains to systematically poison everyone in your entire town without being discovered, and even more to turn that poison into a Synthetic Plague.
  • Irony: Played with—Margarita, the sin contractor representing the sin of Sloth, is not only physically incapable of sleep, but also unable to feel fatigue, making her capable of working constantly and tirelessly. However, by the time she finishes her Seventh Gift and is completely consumed by her sin, she's running on autopilot and operating on basic instinct—in essence, her hard work becomes part of her laziness.
  • Karmic Death: More like Karmic Suicide; she does herself in with the very same poison she used to kill everyone else.
  • Kick the Dog: With Margarita's biggest crimes halfway through the novel being the murder of a scumbag husband and a father who used her (with even Hanne figuring she was otherwise harmless), she then proceeds to murder upwards of twenty orphans for no discernable motive other than "making them happy". Obviously her end goal was much more devastating, but it still comes at a point in the novel where it's particularly unexpected and harsh.
  • Lazy Bum: A moral example; she didn't want to "work" to obtain her happiness, so she took the "easy" way out and put herself and everyone else out of their misery. Additionally, several parts of her song note a refusal to face reality. Instead of opening up about her problems, she chose to ignore them and pretend they didn't exist.
  • Madness Mantra: Her inner monologue in the novel has an entire section of nothing but "I am the Sleep Princess" written over and over...
  • Mad Scientist: Her constant refinements of Gift for the purpose of making her sleep are all tested in others, who promptly die or end up in critical condition.
  • Master Poisoner: She even outclasses the Rogzé family, managing to poison Kaspar, his mistress, and her father without anyone realizing it, and refining the Gift until it became an airborne contagion that could have killed all of Evillious.
  • Meaningful Name: Once again, crossed with Genius Bonus; her name’s based on Marie-Madeleine-Marguerite d'Aubray, Marquise de Brinvilliers, a French Serial Killer who poisoned her family to take their fortunes and poisoned poor people during hospital visits. Hey, wait a minute!
  • Missing Mom: Her mother died while giving birth to her. And the real Margarita died at her birth as well.
  • Obliviously Evil: While a member of Pere Noel as "Third Sleep Princess," she isn't aware of what the organization really is or what Kaspar and her "friend" have been doing, even as she makes poisons for them. She treats her poisoning people as a good thing for helping them sleep.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: In regards to the criminal activities of her friend, she's both remaining willfully ignorant of Père Noël and just plain pretending to be completely dumb about it around others. This confuses Hanne a good deal.
  • Patricide: Her second victim is her own father, whose death starts off people's suspicions that there's something going on in Toragay.
  • Pinocchio Syndrome: Feels inhuman due to her being unable to sleep, and by the end believes drinking her Gift and finally sleeping will make her human. Being a doll, though, all it does is make her remember her true nature.
  • Required Secondary Powers: "Powers" may not be the right word, but her inability to sleep comes with the side effect that her body can't feel fatigue.
  • The Resenter: Deep down, she hates and resents everyone for using her all of her life.
  • Trophy Wife: How Kaspar viewed her, a rare example where they're both the same age. Or so they think...
  • The Sleepless: Has a rare condition called "Sleepless", as such she has never in her life slept. That's because she's a doll, and is unable to sleep
  • Stepford Smiler: She smiled at all times, but her true nature was lost after years of being exploited. This is also a major reason why she represents the sin of Sloth—Margarita lived her life in a constant state of denial, refusing to accept the reality that her life wasn't as perfect as she wanted it to be and refusing to "work" to fix her problems, instead choosing to push them out of her mind and pretend they don't exist.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: Due to being always smiling, helping out at an orphanage, and the pity she gets from being married to a cheating Gold Digger, few people suspect of her ties to Père Noel and her experiments with Gift.
  • Would Hurt a Child: After Kaspar and her father, some of her first victims were children in an orphanage where she worked.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: It's a shade of green in the narrative.
  • Younger Than They Look: Margarita looks like a young adult, when in fact she's only sixteen-years-old. This may be due to Eve Moonlit having an influence on her appearance.

Marx Felix

"We...all of us...have been deceived!"

Margarita's father and Toragay's local doctor; although doting on his daughter, he uses her marriage to Caspar as a means to retake the status of the Felix family and is the second victim of her poisoning.


  • Almost Dead Guy: Awakens from his coma just long enough to (not quite) tell Elluka that Margarita is the Clockworker's Doll, before he has a seizure and dies.
  • Blue Blood: Previously his family had been the reigning earls over Toragay before losing power.
  • Convenient Coma: Put in a coma by the poison given him, so he can't give away any of the plot details early. He does reawaken, albeit for only a minute.

Egmont

The proprietor of the La Bula Pharmacy in Toragay.


  • Dr Feel Good: He pushes energy tonics for people who are otherwise completely healthy (like Hanne.) Turns out he even got the tonic on the black market, and he admits he doesn't have much medical experience.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: He's a minor character who shows up in a total of three scenes, but he's the one who discovers the Millennium Tree sap can be used as a medicine and saves Toragay.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: He sold Margarita most of the ingredients she needed for her poison, not suspecting her of any wrongdoing.

Rita Flohn

"Of course....I don't know if Margarita really became happy."

A former midwife and the director of the Charity Institute in Toragay who takes care of the orphans living there, as well as a friend of Margarita's, who often visits the Institute.


  • Big Sleep: Closes her eyes and slumps in a chair as she succumbs to the Gift, "sleeping" like many of the victims.
  • Freak Out!: Understandably she becomes hysterical when the children in her care begin dying from the Gift, screaming and then walking around in a daze.
  • Friend to All Children: She dedicates her life to taking care of the orphans in the Institute, and was a midwife before that—she has a close bond with them all.
  • Parental Substitute: Not only to the orphans, but also to Margarita, who lost her mother when she was born. She's understandably angry with Kaspar and all the women he cheats on her with.

Brigitta

The innkeeper of the local inn in Toragay, she’s also the mother of a resident coachman. She regularly allows Hanne to stay at her inn during her investigation.


  • Casual Danger Dialogue: She has a tendency for remaining calm in situations where she should naturally be upset—while her inn is under attack by a loose-cannon cop, when she's one of the few surviving plague victims holed up in a basement, etc.
  • Men Don't Cry: Claims she won’t have sympathy for her son, a grown man, when he’s crying tears of joy to see her alive. That said, she's also crying.
  • Only One Name: As with most residents of Elphegort, she has no surname.
  • Perpetual Frowner: Always has a scowl or a grimace on, though Hanne's observations suggest it's actually just the natural state of her face.

Unknown Coachman

The son of Toragay's innkeeper, a coachman who often carries Hanne in her many treks between Aceid, Calgaround, and Toragay.


  • Nice Guy: The man's a gentle soul who cares deeply for his mother and helps those in need; he's even described as having an outwardly kind appearance.
  • No Name Given: He's only referred to as the coachman and son of Brigitta, the innkeeper.
  • Tears of Joy: When he finds his mother among the surviving Gift victims, he weeps at her feet to see her alive.

     The Freezis Foundation 

Hanne Lorre

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"This isn't the end of this case"
Also see Elluka Clockworker

An investigative reporter for the Shuburke newspaper, she's the protagonist of the Gift from the Princess who Brought Sleep novel. Trying to get a story on the Flower of the Plateau in Merrigod leads her down a path into Toragay's black market, Père Noël, and Margarita's homicidal "Gift-giving." She and her younger sister are the great-granddaughters of Shaw Freezis.

Represented by: Megurine Luka

  • Black Sheep: In terms of ambition, she's removed from the other members of the Freezis Family, many of whom have high positions in the Foundation. She's also removed from them all socially; after Shaw dies she's led in to see him through the back way, with the explanation that the relatives didn't want to see her. This is probably because she isn't a member of the family at all...
  • Dissonant Laughter: Breaks out in laughter during Kaspar's funeral when she sees Margarita and realizes how much she looks like Mikulia and Platonic, even noting she's making a fool of herself by laughing. It's one of the hints that she's Elluka, who does this elsewhere in the series as well.
  • Intrepid Reporter: Working for the Shuburke newspaper, she does quite a bit of legwork all over the novel.
  • Frame-Up: After Shaw's death, she's framed for causing the Lioness burning incident. This is doubled by the fact that the one originally framed was Elluka, her real identity.
  • Nepotism: Downplayed. As Shaw Freezis's great-granddaughter, she has an easier access to the Freezis Foundation's resources and powers than the average reporter, which she uses to her advantage.
  • Older Than They Look: Although she looks like a fresh new face, she makes several allusions to being much older and often feels weary as a result of her age. Since she’s Elluka, this is even more true than others suspect.
  • Punny Name: It doesn't come across in English, but in Japanese her name actually doubles as slang for an alias you use on the internet. Appropriate, considering she's so obviously Elluka.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Serves as a blue to Heidemarie's red.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: As Elphes she and her sister have green hair, albeit Hanne's shade is closer to blue. Subverted because it's hair dye, but double subversion because her natural hair color is pink.

Dashaw Freezis

A close friend of Hanne Lorre and the grandson of Shaw Freezis, who is killed in the Lioness Burning Incident.


  • Dogged Nice Guy: He had a crush on Hanne and showed her much affection, which she was unable to return.
  • Go Out with a Smile: After seeing Hanne was safe, he smiled even as he was being burned alive.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He dies to protect Hanne from the fires sweeping through Lioness.
  • Incest Is Relative: He and Hanne are both descendants of Shaw, yet he had feelings towards her. Justified because the one he loved was not the real Hanne but Elluka.
  • Nice Guy: He was a good friend of Hanne who gladly protected her at cost to his own life; as a Freezis, it was probably genetic.

Bruno Marlon

"It was decided that one with the name of 'Bruno' would be the closest and most trusted aide to the Freezis Family. The one that has inherited the name of 'Bruno' is me."
Also see Kaidor Blankenheim

Shaw Freezis' close aide in the Freezis Foundation and a representative for the organization; he often comes into contact with Hanne Lorre as she makes use of the Foundation's resources.


  • Dead Person Impersonation: The Bruno of the Gift novel is not the true Bruno; he's Kaidor Blankenheim using his appearance to keep secret that he's Kaspar's real father.
  • Evil Laugh: He gets quite a chuckle out of announcing his intentions to arrest Hanne and Heidemarie.
  • Legacy Character: He took the name "Bruno" like the Association members in Conchita's time, as after it was absorbed into the Foundation "Bruno" became the name for the Foundation head's closest aid.
    • He also takes up the codename "Second Dealer" after Kaspar's death.
  • The Mole: In truth, he’s working with Père Noël and planned to kill Hanne and Heidemarie in order to become the next Second Dealer.
  • Off with His Head!: This was Bruno's actual fate; he was killed by Kaidor Blankenheim and his head brought to Seventh Magician so he could steal his face.
  • Old Retainer: He's Shaw Freezis' most trusted aide and serves him loyally for over fifty years. It's double subverted when it's revealed he's Kaidor impersonating Bruno, and then revealed that Kaidor still cares a lot about Shaw despite dealing with Père Noël under the table. This could also be true of the real Bruno.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: As "Bruno" is a code name, it's not known what his true first name is.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: Even after he's revealed to Elluka and Gumillia as evil, most of the public still only sees his good side and he's given a prestigious position in the Foundation after Shaw’s death.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: He had blue hair and a blue beard, as a Marlon.

     Law Enforcement 

Heidemarie Lorre

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"....."
Also see Gumillia

Hanne Lorre's younger sister and the Investigative Chief of the Yustea International Work Department of the World Police Marlon Headquarters. Initially gets involved while tracking down the kidnapper of her idol, Rin Chan. She and her older sister are the great-granddaughters of Shaw Freezis.

Represented by: GUMI

  • Big Damn Heroes: In Pierrot, she shoots Lemy just as he's about to stab Ayn in the chest.
  • Cowboy Cop: Stated by Hob, she destroys houses, tortures suspects without permission, ignores cooperation with the local police officers, abandons her job to go see concerts, and in general is ruled by her impulses more than the law.
  • Curtains Match The Windows: Her hair and her eyes are green.
  • Fair Cop: She's quite cute and young, or at least young looking.
  • Fangirl: She's one for Rin Chan, Lucifenia's Idol Singer.
  • Firing One-Handed: She's shown aiming with just one hand.
  • Frame-Up: Alongside Hanne, she is framed as part of Bruno's plot to dispose of her, blamed for the deaths at the Charity Institute from Margarita's Gift.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: She's noted to have a fiery temper.
  • In-Series Nickname: She's called "Heide" by her sister and some co-workers.
  • Jack Bauer Interrogation Technique: She often tortures suspects without permission from superiors.
  • Mage Marksman: Her gun can shoot magic bullets.
  • Nepotism: Because she's Shaw's great-granddaughter, Hob can't just fire her when she screws up.
  • Older Than They Look: Alongside Hanne—she's younger than her sister at least. Or rather, Gumillia is a few centuries old but her human form hasn't been around as long as Elluka's.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: She's the red to Hanne's blue.
  • The Quiet One: She notably speaks very little compared to the other figures in the novel, as part of her stoic character.
  • Unable to Cry: After Shaw's death, while she may seem unfazed about it, internally she's very saddened; she has never cried and may not be capable of doing it.
  • Weapon of Choice: Her fireworks gun, which can shoot magic bullets.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Since she and her sister are Elphes, she has green hair.

Ayn Anchor

A constable working for the World Police helping to investigate the death of Marquis Blankenheim, as well as the other deaths soon to follow in Toragay. Following the events of the Gift novel, he's promoted to an investigator in the World Police international task-force, Justea, and investigates the Rolled Murders perpetrated by Fifth Pierrot.


  • Ascended Extra: He's given a much bigger role in the first half of the Pierrot novel, Gift's sequel.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He ends up trying to be one for Hanne and Heide later on in the novel when Bruno has them locked up under false charges, but it's played with when they were already preparing to save themselves at the moment he arrives.
    • Much earlier in his career he was this for Lemy Abelard when Yarera III and Zusco Jr. were trying to kidnap him. Dressed as a clown for a case, he was the one who rescued the child, not Fifth Pierrot as Lemy thought.
  • Dead Guy Junior: His grandfather and subsequently him, were named after Ayn from Wiegenlied of Green.
  • Friend on the Force: After a bit of initial friction he becomes a friend for Hanne while she investigates the deaths in Toragay.
  • Heroic Albino: Another member of the Netsuma clan, and a member of the World Police, who aids Hanne.
  • Hero-Worshipper: A bit like his grandpa's namesake, he's fascinated by tales of the Three Heroes and wants to be like them in protecting the weak.
  • Inspector Lestrade: Does a good amount of the legwork and provides many details for the case, but Hanne is the one who takes it all a step further.
  • Nice Guy: An honest, upright cop who wishes to live up to his namesake of Wiegenlied of Green and protect those in danger.
  • Sympathetic Inspector Antagonist: Serves as one in a duo of Inspector Antagonists, both he and Willus working together to arrest Lemy Abelard during the Rolled Murders.
  • Tap on the Head: At the end of the Gift from the Princess who Brought Sleep novel he's knocked out by a strong gust of wind slamming him into a wall, but reappears in the Fifth Pierrot novel completely fine, and even investigating more competently than before.

Ayn's Grandfather

Ayn Anchor's grandfather, also named Ein. He was a Netsuma abandoned in the monastery and raised by Clarith. Eventually he became the first Chief of the World Police.


  • Dead Guy Junior: He was raised by Clarith in the monastery and named after the Ayn of Wiegenlied of Green.
  • Only One Name: Unlike his grandson he doesn’t have a last name, being abandoned by his birth parents.
  • Posthumous Character: His importance to the story is as Ayn Anchor's namesake, and he's long passed away by the Gift novel.

Hob Homer

".....I'll take you off this investigation."

Heidemarie's superior in the International Works Department, who grows exasperated with her questionable crime-solving methods.


  • Big Damn Heroes: He and Ayn try to be this for Hanne and Heide when the sisters are imprisoned by Bruno Marlon on false charges, but the girls were already preparing to save themselves when they showed up. At the very least he gave Heide her fireworks gun back.
  • Da Chief: He's the head of Justea, the international division of the World Police, to Heidemarie's Cowboy Cop.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Sure, he suspends Heidemarie from her investigations on Bruno's orders, but that's also because of how much damage she does as a cop. He also refuses to go along with Bruno's plan to frame her for the deaths at the orphanage.
  • The Dog Bites Back: After being ordered by him to twist the law one too many times, he eventually aids in bringing Bruno to justice.
  • Turn in Your Badge: He can't fire Heidemarie because she's Shaw's great-granddaughter, but he does force her to take time off after she terrorizes two innocent people in her pursuit of Rin Chan's kidnapper.

Willus Zorach

"Alcohol? ......No, you're wrong, you're so wrong. I didn't do it, Investigator Anchor. I may be wasted, but it's seasickness."

An investigator for the international World Police task force, Justea. In the Fifth Pierrot novel he's partnered with Ayn Anchor and helps investigate the Rolled Murders perpetrated by Fifth Pierrot.


  • The Alcoholic: His Establishing Character Moment is wandering onto a crime scene drunk and rambling that he isn't; interestingly he isn't any worse investigating drunk than he is sober.
  • Mr. Exposition: Shares the role with Ayn throughout the Pierrot novel; heck, they summarize the entirety of the Gift bonus story together.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Ayn's blue; visually they're opposed even further in that Willus has black hair, Ayn white.
  • Secret Legacy: The Zorachs were tasked with taking care of an ancient facility under Castle Hedgehog where four infant Ghoul Children were sleeping in stasis, the head of the family forced to stay in the facility at all times.
  • Sympathetic Inspector Antagonist: Serves as one in a duo of Inspector Antagonists, both he and Ayn working together to arrest Lemy Abelard during the Rolled Murders.
  • Verbal Tic: Often repeats his sentences twice, or even three times, whenever answering back to someone.
  • Weapon of Choice: His unique matchlock gun is the original model of Heidemarie's own fireworks gun.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Albeit under his grandfather's orders, he gladly kills the four Ghoul Children that were in stasis under his family's care because it meant he wouldn't have to be cooped up taking care of them.

     Pere Noel 

Julia Abelard

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Also see Irina Clockworker

The leader of Père Noël and a major character in the Sloth Arc. Also known as "First Santa Claus" by her subordinates and is Lemy Abelard's adoptive mother, enticing him to become Fifth Pierrot after his first murder.

Represented by: MEIKO

  • Abusive Parents: Subverted; given how she was portrayed as manipulating him in the "Fifth Pierrot" song and Irina's villainous nature, it was believed that she was emotionally abusive to Lemy, but she truly does care about and treat her son well despite also using him in her organization.
  • All Witches Have Cats: Due to being Irina.
  • Bad Boss: Threatens to burn her subordinate, Gatt, to ashes if he doesn't weed her garden, when it's not even in his job description.
  • Bad Santa: Her moniker in Père Noël is First Santa Claus, and Lemy refers to her as "Miss Santa."
  • Reincarnation: In-universe, people looking back on Père Noël speculate she was a reincarnation of Germaine Avadonia, but in fact she’s just using her body.
  • Identical Stranger: To Meta and Germaine. Is in fact using Germaine's body as a medium, the trope still applies in that Germaine looks like Meta.
  • Immortality: Another in-universe speculation is that Germaine became immortal, which is closer to the truth as her body is still immortal.
  • Parental Substitute: She adopts Lemy when he's six years old.
  • Sexy Santa Dress: Shown in a silhouette for the "Five the Pierrot" video, she wears one as "First Santa Claus."
  • Villain with Good Publicity: The beginning of the Gift novel has her as the mayor of Calgaround. The truth is worse. She's the democratically-elected president of Lucifenia, although by the latter part of Part 2 in Pierrot her true nature is made more clear to the public.

Lemy Abelard

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"The punishment of bad children, that's Pierrot's job"

A young boy who was adopted by Julia Abelard (AKA Irina) and the Villain Protagonist of the first half of the Fifth Pierrot novel. Eventually after his adoption he becomes a member of the criminal organization Père Noël as "Fifth Pierrot," serving as the organization's personal assassin. Not too bright and has a penchant for mischief; he is also a reincarnation of Hansel.

Represented by: Kagamine Len

  • Affectionate Gesture to the Head: He's especially fond of Julia petting his head, given how he highlights it in the song.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Lampshaded in his song, he's a silly looking boy who stabs people. This is, in fact, intentional; in universe, he's scariest because of how ridiculously he's dressed as opposed to what he does.
  • Childhood Friends: He had a close friendship with Rin during his days at the orphanage; this is why he "kidnaps" her later on and why Julia doesn't simply kill her.
  • Cute and Psycho: Although not so psycho initially, as he becomes used to killing he becomes this trope more and more.
  • Declaration of Protection: Does this to Julia.
  • The Ditz: According to the Demon of Gluttony, he's still as daft as his previous incarnation, Pollo. While not the dumbest character in the series, he still lacks a lot of basic understanding for the events going on around him and so only goes by the command of others, like his mother.
  • Dying Alone: When he's finally shot by Eighth Sniper, he's supposedly abandoned by the voice in his head Ney and dies calling out for her. Although he didn't actually die at that point.
  • Enfant Terrible: A prepubescent Serial Killer.
  • Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon: Is initially a sweet boy, but due to being an HER he very quickly takes to murder once he's started.
  • Genius Ditz: Despite being so slow-witted, he's extremely competent in murdering people.
  • Hearing Voices: After discovering the Glass of Conchita in his mother's treasury, he starts hearing Ney's voice in his head.
  • For the Evulz: This is deep down his true motivation for killing; as an HER he has a natural love of killing and quickly becomes desensitized to stabbing people.
  • Ironic Echo: The line "Turning black to red" refers to both him killing in the night, and his own death during one of his nightly missions.
  • It's Personal: He helps go on a killing spree of prostitutes in part because Julia tells him that his original mother was, the same mother that left him to die.
  • Knife Nut: His main weapon is a silver knife.
  • Legacy Character: He inherits the title and motif of the original Fifth Pierrot; due to being rescued by Fifth Pierrot when he was little, Lemy comes to idolize him and hopes to fill his shoes.
  • Momma's Boy: Tells everything to Julia, and will do almost anything for her.
  • Monster Clown: Wears a jester outfit. One of the most adorable examples of this trope, which makes him all the more unsettling.
  • Obliviously Evil: Partially due to his stupidity, Lemy believes in his mother's Knight Templar rhetoric that all the evil people are her opposition, while she's purely trying to save the world.
  • Orphan's Ordeal: Nearly drowned by his birth mother and grew up in typical Victorian orphanage.
  • Recurring Dreams: He has a recurring dream of his original mother tossing him into a cold river and abandoning him; Julia tells him later that that is indeed what happened when he was an infant.
  • Reincarnation: Of Hansel.
  • Serial Killer: One that passed through Evillious history under the name of "Lemy the Ripper"
  • Third-Person Person: Only refers to himself as "Pierrot" throughout his song, never with personal pronouns.
  • Together in Death: After Gumillia shoots him he's finally reunited with his sister and Banica Conchita, having been separated from them for years during his reincarnation cycle.
  • Undying Loyalty: Like all Hansels, towards his mother figure, Julia.
  • Villainous Breakdown: In the latter half of the novel he freaks out when he's confronted by Ayn for his crimes and Ayn reveals it was him, a cop, and not the original Fifth Pierrot who saved him when he was young. He angrily insists it isn't true and tries to murder Ayn right there.
  • Weapon of Choice: His silver knife, which he first uses to murder Ton Corpa.

Kaspar Blankenheim

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The Marquis of Toragay and Margarita's childhood-friend turned husband, although by the time they married he was only using her for her money. A lecherous playboy who frequently cheated on Margarita, he was the first victim of her poison. He was also Second, Dealer in Pere Noel.

Represented by: KAITO

  • A Lady on Each Arm: In one of the images in the PV for "Gift from the Princess Who Brought Sleep," to emphasize his lechery.
  • Asshole Victim: As a greedy playboy who uses and openly cheats on his devoted wife, nobody's really upset that he's dead. He was also a black market dealer who made profits for Père Noël.
  • Arranged Marriage: To Margarita.
  • Blue Blood: As the Marquis of Toragay, his family line an offshoot of the Marlon royal family.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: With Margarita. While they used to be friends as children, as adults Kaspar only was interested in her because of her fortune. It's even implied he had this with countless other prospects for marriage.
  • Childhood Marriage Promise: He gave Margarita a wooden ring when they were children, promising to marry her, although Margarita believes he might have done the same thing with many other wife candidates.
  • Curtains Match The Windows: Both blue, as expected for a man related to the Marlons.
  • Domestic Abuse: He's emotionally neglectful of Margarita and financially abusive to a point of selling all her material possessions to keep wasting money on other women and cigarettes. Is it any wonder she decides to kill him?
  • Greed: Most of the things he does is motivated by getting more money to do with as he pleases. His marriage to Margarita, his selling off of all her stuff, his joining a criminal organization...
  • Gold Digger: Only married Margarita for her money.
  • Good Smoking, Evil Smoking: A chain-smoker of cigarettes who spends a lot of money on tobacco; it's the first given cause of his death.
  • Hate Sink: Being a selfish, greedy hedonist who both exploits and openly cheats on his wife, it's clear that Kaspar is not meant to be liked. This helps to make Margarita seem a tad more sympathetic by comparison.
  • Impoverished Patrician: Because of his horrible spending habits, he's too broke to even afford servants—even marrying Margarita doesn't help in the long run.
  • The Insomniac: Not to the extent of his wife, but once he gets under progressively more stress he is unable to sleep; such makes Margarita convinced that he'll be happy if she puts him to sleep forever.
  • Jerkass: Openly cheats on his wife (using her dowry to do so) and only uses her for appearances. Also a member of a criminal organization.
  • Pet the Dog: In the afterlife, he's among the souls joining in singing the Clockwork Lullaby to assist Allen and Riliane.
  • Posthumous Character: His effect on Margarita and elsewhere is felt throughout the novel, even getting his own character profile, but he's dead before he can get any screen time.
  • Rich Idiot with No Day Job: While on the surface he's merely a rich playboy who fools around with his wife's fortune, he's also a member of Père Noël, as "Second Dealer."
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Again; played by KAITO. His resemblance to Adam is part of why Margarita/Eve loves him so much.
  • Your Cheating Heart: A known playboy, even after he was married.

Gatt Coulomb

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"In order to correct the world, 'tis necessary to be called "evil"."

A lieutenant general of Asmodean and subordinate of Julia Abelard. He's also secretly Sixth Venom, a member of Père Noël who serves as an assassin and clean-up crew for their illicit activities.

Represented by: Camui Gackpo

  • Affably Evil: Has a very sadistic side in regards to his killings but he's very polite and even kind to other members in Père Noël like Lemy; he also fully believes the Knight Templar rhetoric Julia uses to justify Père Noël's existence as a "good" organization.
  • Antiquated Linguistics: Talks in a formal and archaic dialect typically associated with samurai; in-universe, it's associated with a certain region of Asmodean.
  • Bishōnen: Another Gackpo character described as having a beautiful face.
  • Continuity Nod: Being a purple-haired swordsman with the name Gatt and a second name "Venom," he is most certainly a reference to his ancestor, Gast Venom, of the Daughter of Evil series, whose name in turn is a reference to their ancestor, Sateriasis Venomania.
  • Famous Ancestor: His ancestor Gast, whose skill and infamy as the Demon of Asmodean is much more well remembered than Sateriasis Venomania by the Gift era, and shapes Gatt's life accordingly.
  • In the Back: Stabs Elluka from behind when she attempts to free Rin Chan.
  • Long-Haired Pretty Boy: Like all the Gackpos, he has long purple hair.
  • Malevolent Masked Man: When he works in the library he wears a cloth around his head and face to disguise his appearance, though it's torn enough to show his hair.
  • Parrying Bullets: Is able to deflect bullets with his sword.
  • Shared Family Quirks: He's inherited his stubborn and extremist personality from Gast—although being discriminated against due to his background might also have something to do with that.
  • Son of a Whore: His mother being a prostitute and his infamous ancestor Gast makes it difficult for him to rise higher in the ranks of the Lucienian military.
  • A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: He masquerades as a librarian whose only crime is the illicit purchase of rare books, in order to set Hanne on the path to Toragay.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Everything he does he believes is necessary to create a better world with Père Noël.
  • You Shall Not Pass!: Later on in the Fifth Pierrot novel he tries to pull this on Elluka, with predictably poor results.

Mayrana Blossom

Known by her Père Noël codename "Fourth Shadow", she is Julia's faithful apprentice, and an antagonist of the Gift From the Princess Who Brought Sleep novel.


  • Cruel and Unusual Death: She was evil for sure, but having roses wrap around her and burrow their roots into her until she was like a flower herself is a pretty nightmarish way to go.
  • Decoy Leader: Impersonated Julia Abelard and consequently First Santa during the Gift novel; the real Julia was in Lucifenia the whole time.
  • The Dragon: Served as this to the Julia Abelard while in Père Noël.
  • Dragon with an Agenda: Although very loyal to her master her real goal was to kill Elluka, which Julia expressly forbid.
  • Fangirl: She's actually one of Julia herself, and an obsessive one at that—among other things, she not only had Seventh change her face to look like Julia's without Julia's consent, but she had memorized every tiny aspect of Julia's face and freaked out that her new one was off by even a little.
  • Faux Affably Evil: She acts kind and friendly to those who don't know her true nature, and even to those who do she's polie and kindly worded—but she is a massive Jerkass with a superiority complex.
  • Four Is Death: Her codename certainly gives off this vibe.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Her motivation for trying to kill and target Elluka stems from jealousy that her master, the real Julia, is so obsessed with her.
  • I Have Many Names: She's known as Mayrana, Fourth Shadow, First Santa Claus, Elluka Clockworker, and Julia Abelard, thanks to her impersonations.
  • Kill It with Fire: Starts the Lioness Burning Incident, killing tons of innocent people.
  • Master of Disguise: She's able to convincingly disguise herself as Elluka and Irina/Julia.
  • Non-Indicative Name: As Fourth Shadow, she's actually the oldest member of the organization aside from Julia; she picked the codename "Fourth" because she liked it.
  • Prophetic Name: Her name is Blossom and she's killed by being "turned into a Flower of the Plateau"
  • Unknown Rival: She views herself as a rival to anyone who appears to have Julia's attention, particularly Elluka and Seventh Magician. None of the people she's rivaled against even know or care about this at first.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: While she was posing as Julia Abelard, mayor of Calgaround, she was also posing as First Santa Claus and in actuality was Fourth Shadow in Père Noël.
  • Walking Spoiler: Due to her nature as a shadow double for Irina.

Yuzette Ora

"So, what business do you have here today?"

One of the members of Père Noël as "Seventh Magician," she publicly works as a fortune teller while, secretly, doing "magic tricks" and miracles for her shady clientele by using one of the vessels of sin. First appearing in the bonus story e-mailed to registered users with Gift from the Princess who Brought Sleep, she later shows up in the Fifth Pierrot novel.


  • Alliterative Name: She eventually takes up the pseudonym "Isabel Ismael".
  • Back-Alley Doctor: She's a variant for her real job, when her "miracles" include changing her client's face to match someone else's, a kind of magical plastic surgery.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She's got a pretty sarcastic attitude with her clients, especially ones like Mayrana who tick her off.
  • Deal with the Devil: She made a contract with the Demon of Lust in order to join Père Noël, utilized its face-changing powers as she pleased. Later on this contract is what causes her to become a prostitute in Rolled, to work off her lust.
  • Fortune Teller: She pretends to be one as a cover.
  • Greed: Similar to Second Dealer, she's in Père Noël for the money and doesn't care what she has to do for it.
  • Jackass Genie: Towards Mayrana, she uses the magic of the Venom Sword to change her face, but she doesn't make it perfectly identical to Julia's as she wanted—making it differentiate the tiniest bit. This makes Mayrana furious.
  • Phony Psychic: Her cover is being a fortune teller, but not only can’t she see the future, she doesn't have any magic at all. She's only using a vessel of sin to perform her miracles.
  • Rule of Seven: Her codename includes the number, fitting her "magical" profession.

Kaidor Blankenheim

A member of the Blankenheim family who makes an appearance in the Gift from the Princess who Brought Sleep bonus story. He's a murderer who killed his wife and was officially expelled from the Blankenheim family.

Represented by: KAITO

  • Dead Person Impersonation: Impersonating Bruno Marlon. Presumably, this went on for years, stealing his face with Magician's help.
  • Decapitation Presentation: He presents Bruno Marlon's decapitated head to Seventh Magician, asking her to make his face look like his.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He may have murdered his wife but he does care about his son, Kaspar; the reason he steals Bruno's identity is because, after entrusting the boy to his brother, being arrested looking as he is would rouse the public to make the connection the're parent and child and cause more problems.
  • Heel–Face Turn: He turns into a criminal after killing his wife, but stole Bruno's identity and worked relatively cleanly as Shaw Freezis' aide. It's subverted later when he decides he wants to join Père Noël.
  • Kill and Replace: He killed and replaced Bruno Marlon, and he was the one who made dealings with Père Noël.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: His son died as a result of Margarita poisoning him; he even attended his funeral.
  • Tattooed Crook: He has a twin-headed dragon tattoo on his back.
  • Woman Scorned: The rare male variety, he killed his wife after she had an affair that he was unable to forgive her for.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has blue hair, naturally, as part of an offshoot of the Marlon family.

Phoebe Aymieux

Julia Abelard's personal and only servant, also aware of Père Noël and her master's role in the organization. She serves as a maid, assistant, and caregiver for Lemy Abelard while his mother is away on business.


  • I Owe You My Life: So loyal to Julia because she believes she is responsible for preventing her death.
  • Parental Substitute: A downplayed one, because while Julia loves and tries to raise Lemy as best she can she's often busy with her political work, so Phoebe is often the one raising him.
  • Secret Keeper: Keeping the secrets of her employer and her son as members of a criminal organization.
  • Undying Loyalty: She's utterly and completely loyal to Julia.

     Other Characters 

Gilbert Calgaround

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An earl of Calgaround in the Merrigod Plateau; he marries the resident flower girl the "Flower of the Plateau", and lives happily with her, although eventually dies of a mysterious disease; his fate is expanded upon in the Gift from the Princess who Brought Sleep novel.


  • Blue Blood: As an earl in Elphegort.
  • The Faceless: His eyes are obscured in his two depictions, emphasizing his status as a minor character.
  • Happily Married: To Mikulia following her departure to Elphegort. To be more precise, Eve posing as Mikulia.
    • Since his cause of death is suspected to be poison, it might have gone sour in the end.
  • Interclass Romance: He fell in love with and married a commoner.
  • Posthumous Character: Displayed briefly in "The Flower of the Plateau," but his main significance to the plot is during the Gift novel, hundreds of years later, when discussing the deaths at his wife's hands.

Mikulia's Procurer

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Mikulia's handler while she worked as a prostitute; eventually, he tracks his former employee down and tells everyone what a lustful woman she was. This ends about as well as expected.


  • Asshole Victim: He's beastly, uses women, and seems to have only come to ruin Mikulia's reputation—his murder isn't very unexpected.
  • Fat Bastard: Depicted as quite fat and repugnant in the "The Flower of the Plateau" PV, fitting with his repugnant personality.
  • He Knows Too Much: He knew about Mikulia's past, so naturally she murdered him.
  • Posthumous Character: Like with Gilbert he's showed in "The Flower of the Plateau," but his main significance to the Chronicles at large is when his murder his discussed centuries later.

Rin Chan

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"At first, I was happy. I got a more beautiful face than before and became more and more famous—But it gradually became painful."

A singer in Evillious whose concerts are most popular in Lucifenia, her trademark being to begin concerts with "Now, kneel to me!"; she's kidnapped by Lemy Abelard and held for a time in Calgaround.


  • Broken Pedestal: A minor one for Heidemarie, who was absolutely shocked to learn she lip-synchs.
  • Childhood Friends: She had a close friendship with Lemy during her days at the orphanage.
  • Damsel in Distress: Kidnapped by a serial killer child; Heidemarie makes it her mission to save her. It's actually more complex than this, however—her manager Ton was exploiting her to make money and Lemy is the one that, in his way, tries to rescue her from him.
  • Identical Stranger: Shares a shocking resemblance to Riliane, and apparently plays it up in her concerts. Later subverted, since this was all Corpa's idea, having her face changed by Seventh Magician.
  • Idol Singer: A young, popular singer in Lucifenia and elsewhere in Evillious; an oddly egregious example given the kind of setting at the time.
  • Nice Girl: She's a good-natured and talented young girl; it even shocks Elluka, given her resemblance to Riliane.

Ton Corpa

A merchant in Lucifenia who's Rin Chan's manager and the manager of the circus Cirque du Lune, adopting Rin Chan out of the orphanage to become a "diva" in Lucifenia. In the Gift from the Princess Who Brought Sleep novel, he's murdered by Lemy while the boy is in the process of kidnapping Rin Chan. The sequel novel revealed, however, that he may have deserved it more than initially thought.


  • Asshole Victim: Murdered by Pierrot, but he was an unscrupulous merchant with a bad reputation for discarding kids like tissue paper.
  • Fat Bastard: He's got a big stomach and has a corpulent, pig-like appearance.
  • Greed: His motivation, to make as much money off the children he adopts as possible.
  • Hate Sink: He's worse than Kaspar, even, being a horribly cruel individual who happily exploited children for money and then killed them when they outlived their usefulness. Like with Kaspar, this works from a narrative standpoint as well, as his character was fleshed out around the same time Irina, Lemy and Levia were being given more sympathetic qualities.
  • Make It Look Like an Accident: Many of the children he took on to do work for him later died of various "accidents" and diseases. There's no evidence it was anything more, but his body count adds up.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He seems perfectly willing to exploit them for money and later kill them off.

Puerick Rogzé

"For example, if I were to put a single drop in that coffee you're drinking now, it would be possible to poison you."

An authority on pharmaceuticals, particularly poisons, residing in Lucifenia. A doctor who examined Marquis Kaspar Blankenheim at his death, he continually lends his expertise to Hanne's investigation into Toragay.


  • Blue Blood: Part of the prestigious Rogzé family as seen in the Daughter of Evil series.
  • Famous Ancestor: His ancestor is Prim Marlon, who (with her father) had a penchant for using the family poisons; he has gotten into the poison business and references his family's use of it directly.
  • Master Poisoner: Naturally very knowledgeable of poisons and how to administer them, as a Rogzé, but unlike his ancestors he puts his pharmaceutical knowledge to the benefit of others.
  • Megane: Described as wearing glasses and looking sharp.
  • White Sheep: The nicest member of the Rogzé family we have met so far.

Yarera III

A dim-witted thug who attempts, with his brother, to kidnap Lemy Abelard in the Fifth Pierrot novel and is seemingly thwarted by the previous Fifth Pierrot. He's a descendant of Yarera of the Daughter of Evil series and doesn't differ from his ancestor in any respect.


  • Bullying the Dragon: Attempting to kidnap Julia Abelard's son, naturally they'll got stopped by a member of Père Noël. In all fairness, they didn't know she was First Santa Claus and the "pierrot" who defeated them was actually Ayn Anchor dressed like a clown.
  • Generation Xerox: He's exactly like Yarera, right down to having a younger brother named Zusco.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He punches Lemy in the face to make him shut up.

Zusco Jr.

A dim-witted thug who attempts, with his brother, to kidnap Lemy Abelard in the Fifth Pierrot novel and is seemingly thwarted by the previous Fifth Pierrot. He's a descendant of Yarera of the Daughter of Evil series and takes after his grand-uncle to an alarming extreme.


  • Bullying the Dragon: Along with Yarera III he tries to kidnap the son of Julia Abelard, First Santa Claus—although they didn't know this at the time. But then when Fifth Pierrot comes in to stop them he actually attacks him. To be fair it wasn't the real Fifth Pierrot, but he didn't know that.
  • Generation Xerox: He's exactly like his great-uncle Zusco, following his big brother around as his lackey.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He tries to help kidnap a little boy and is only concerned about hitting him because he's their hostage.

Alternative Title(s): Gift From The Princess Who Brought Sleep, Fifth Pierrot

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